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Navy SEAL Gets 10 Years for His Role in Green Beret’s Death

| January 26, 2021 | 10 Comments
Navy SEAL Gets 10 Years for His Role in Green Beret’s Death

One of the men involved in the death of US Army Green Beret Staff Sergeant Logan Melgar in Mali. KoB sends this from NBC New York; A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the hazing death of a U.S. Army Green Beret while the men served […]

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Of the Tab and the Scroll

| January 25, 2021 | 137 Comments
Of the Tab and the Scroll

As you’ve surmised by the photo, the title of the post is not George R.R. Martin’s latest book. We’ve discussed this topic before, because it appears to come up every election cycle. Now it’s come up as a politcally motivated smear campaign against Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR). So what constitutes an “Army Ranger?” Leave it […]

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Top enlisted soldier at Fort Hood reinstated, cleared of wrongdoing

| January 23, 2021 | 54 Comments
Top enlisted soldier at Fort Hood reinstated, cleared of wrongdoing

Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur “Cliff” Burgoyne III An update with some much needed good news. As previously reported here: Valor Guardians, Command Sgt. Maj. Arthur “Cliff” Burgoyne was temporarily suspended for using “unprofessional language toward subordinates.” This action spiked our TAH First Alert Bullshit Detector. It seems some sanity has returned to the Multiverse, as […]

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Three pilots die in NY Natl Guard helicopter crash

| January 22, 2021 | 17 Comments
Three pilots die in NY Natl Guard helicopter crash

The KoB sends in the sad news that three warriors were lost in a helicopter crash this week while conducting a nighttime training flight. All three pilots were highly experienced aviators. From Fox News; The UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter crashed in a farmer’s field near Mendon, south of Rochester, around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. […]

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What do you do if you expect an insurrection and nobody shows up?

| January 21, 2021 | 108 Comments
What do you do if you expect an insurrection and nobody shows up?

There aren’t a lot of photos of the crowd that showed up for Biden’s inauguration yesterday. That’s because there wasn’t much of a crowd. People joked that they were deploying tens of thousands of troops and law enforcement to help fill out the audience. Turns out they outnumbered the attendees by about 50-to-1. I mean, […]

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US soldier arrested for planning attacks on NYC 9/11 memorial and troops overseas

| January 20, 2021 | 39 Comments
US soldier arrested for planning attacks on NYC 9/11 memorial and troops overseas

Jeff LPH 3 sent in the news about this Army PFC who thought he was plotting with ISIS. A 3rd Infantry Division soldier was arrested Tuesday in Georgia on charges that he plotted to blow up New York City’s 9/11 Memorial and provide the Islamic State group with tactics and information for killing U.S. service […]

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It’s Tanker Tuesday Time

| January 19, 2021 | 25 Comments
It’s Tanker Tuesday Time

  All that tangled stuff about politics and surviving a shutdown and all that other stuff took my attention off the real issues: keep the troops happy.  So I pulled back, regrouped and hunted down a few tanker videos which, I hope, will make our tanker peeps happy. Here they are, and the nightfiring part […]

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Valor Friday

| January 15, 2021 | 7 Comments
Valor Friday

As we explore the most decorated soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines of the post-Vietnam era, the lists become much shorter. There are quite a few people who score the same or very close to each other. For example, most of the Army Medal of Honor recipients in the War on Terror earned the MoH, the […]

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